- You may use Adobe’s Fill and Sign feature to complete our forms. Click here to download the free Adobe Signature application if necessary.
- To sign in eSignature, you must download and save your form to your computer first. Additionally, wet signatures are still acceptable.
Submit completed and signed form to the Admissions Front Counter to add or drop a class. If the class you wish to add is full, you must obtain the instructor’s signature.
This is required to apply for AB 540 status. Click here for further information.
Application for Admission
All are strongly encouraged to complete the online Application for Admission for faster processing times. The paper application is not available online, please email admissions.
Request to change normal letter grading (ABC/P) to Audit (AUD). Print and read the form carefully for instructions and qualifications. Once the form is signed and submitted, the student will not have the option to revert back to a graded option. There is no refund of audit fees. Submit this form in-person to Admissions in the Student Services Center in San Marcos or to Admissions at the Escondido Center. Use the Division/Department list below to obtain the required signatures for your class.
Authorization for Release of Information
This form must be signed by the student in-person in the Admissions Office. The student must have a legal picture identification (driver’s license, state ID card, passport, military ID card, etc.)
California College Promise Grant
(Formerly known as the BOG Fee Waiver)- Effective Fall 2016
(Effective Fall 2020) – Submit this form when you need to make changes to your email address, street address, or telephone number. Changes to name, date of birth or social security number or gender will require a legal picture ID and social security card, or other legal documents. Submit in person to the Admissions Office, located in the Student Services Center at San Marcos or in the main lobby at the Escondido, Rancho Bernardo or Fallbrook center, or scan and email from your Palomar student email.
Duplicate Diploma Request
Use this form to request a copy of your diploma. Fees apply. The link directs you to the Evaluations Office website.
K12 Special Admission Approval
After completing the online Application for Admission, this form is required for students who will be under 18 years of age at the start of any Palomar College semester ( Fall, Spring or Summer) or are currently enrolled in K-12 public, private or home school.
- K-12 students are limited to 7 units in the spring or fall term and 5 units in the summer session. A student requesting enrollment in excess of these limits must petition to the Director of Enrollment Services and provide transcripts and written justification. See K-12 Special Admission Unit Petition (below).
- If the minor student is attending high school, the student, parent/guardian, and the high school district official must sign.
- If the minor student has graduated high school or has received a California High School Proficiency Exam Certificate, then only the student and parent/guardian signature are required.
- If the minor student is homeschooled, please see below:
- Parent/Guardian/school admin must sign as the district official
- A copy of a Private School Affidavit is required.
- If the minor student is under 16 years of age, the Palomar faculty member of the class for which they wish to enroll, must give written permission on the K-12 Special Admission form with a signature and submit a completed Add/Drop form. Admissions staff will process the enrollment in person once all required signatures have been obtained, and only on or after a student’s enrollment appointment date.
- In all cases, submit the form to the Enrollment Services Office in the Student Services Center on the main campus in San Marcos or one of our Education Centers in Escondido, Fallbrook, or Rancho Bernardo, or as a PDF document to email@example.com from your Palomar student email.
K-12 Special Admission Unit Petition
Use this form to request to exceed the allowable units in a term (7 unit max in Fall and Spring, 5 unit max in Summer).
By completing this form, you are informing us that you have updated your major and understand that this information will be verified by the Financial Aid Department.
Non-Credit Community Education Application
Print both pages of this form and complete for Non-credit Adult Basic Education, Disability Education, and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Submit the completed form to the Admissions Office in the Student Services Center, or in the Main Lobby at the Escondido Center.
This form must be completed and signed by the persons below before enrollment will be processed in classes that have a time conflict. Return the completed and signed form to the Admissions/Financial Aid Office for processing. Signatures must be obtained in this order:
- department chair
Complete this form to change the grading status of a class from ABC to PNP. Deadlines Apply. See the Add/Drop Deadlines link on the Academic Calendar page. Submit the form to the Admissions Office in the Student Services Center in San Marcos or the Escondido Center, or submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org from your Palomar student email.
Petition for Refund or Waiver
Print and complete this form to petition for a waiver or refund of class fees when the drop occurs after the refund deadline. Documentation of an extenuating circumstance is required. Submit the form and documentation in-person to the Admissions Office in the Student Services Center in San Marcos, mail to 1140 W Mission Road San Marcos, CA 92069, or scan and email from your Palomar student email. Refunds are automatic for drops made before the refund deadline – there is no need to submit a petition.
Petition for Graduation
Complete this form and submit to the Evaluations Office, located in the Student Services Center by the following dates for graduation:
- February 28 for May Graduates
- June 30 for August Graduates
- September 30 for December Graduates
Proof of Acceptance Letter Request
Submit this request for proof of a general acceptance to the college, or for an early release from the military on the basis of college acceptance. Students must have a current application on file. Allow 5 working days for processing.
Request For Review of Residence Status
Complete this form if you have been coded as a non-resident and you feel this is incorrect, or you have satisfied the requirements of in-state residency and would like to have your status updated. Print the form and submit with proof of your physical presence in CA of one year by the residency determination date below and indicators of Intent, listed below. Submit to the Admissions/Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Services Center at San Marcos or at the Escondido Center. (TIP: *Please download and save the form before filling the form out)
| Residence Determination Date
Summer 2018 – June 24
|Indicators of Intent
CA Driver’s License
|For additional information,
please click here.
Requisite Challenge Petition
Complete this form to challenge the prerequisite or co-requisite of a class. Bring a transcript showing that you have met the prerequisite to the academic department and request the department chair signature on the form. Take the form to the Dean’s office and request a signature. Bring the completed, signed form along with the add/drop form to the Admissions/Financial Aid Office located in the Student Services Center in San Marcos or to the Escondido Center.
Submit this form after you have submitted the Residency Status Change Request and received a denial of in-state residency status. If you feel that the determination is incorrect, complete this form and submit with documentation that will support your claim for in-state residence status. Submit in person to the Admissions/Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Services Center at San Marcos and allow 5-7 business days for processing.
Student Contact Information Update
Submit this form when you need to make changes to your email address, street address, or telephone number. Allow 3-5 business days for processing. Changes to name, date of birth, or social security number must be done in-person and will require a legal picture ID and social security card.
Complete this form when you want to have your Palomar College transcript sent to you or to another school or to a third party. You can complete this form and bring it, fax it or mail it to the Transcript Office located at the east end of the Student Services Center at the San Marcos campus. See the mailing, fax, and fee information on the form.
Verification of Enrollment Request
Complete this form when you need a letter confirming that you are a student at Palomar College. This form will be stamped with the Registrar’s name and include the school seal. The form can indicate the number of units that you are taking currently, the number of units completed, the major declared, the degree awarded and the date of the award and the cumulative G.P.A. Submit the completed form to the Records Office, located at the east end of the Student Services Center at the San Marcos campus. See the form for fee information.
Use this website to register to vote in California. To register to vote online you will need your CA driver license or ID card number, the last four digits of your social security number, and your date of birth.
Ward of the Court Verification
Students who are under the age of 25 and are currently foster youth, or who have been foster youth in the past should use this form to obtain confirmation of their status as a foster youth. Submit the completed form to the Admissions/Financial Aid Office located in the Student Services Center at the San Marcos campus.